Thursday 7th November 2019
121 minutes. Subtitled. Cert 15.
Director: Wolfgang Becker
This highly acclaimed film is being shown to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In East Berlin Christiane (Katrin Sass) is a loyal citizen of the East German Democratic Republic. She suffers a heart attack and falls into a coma, shortly before the fall of the BerlinWall. Worried that any shock could kill her, her son, Alex (Daniel Bruhl) her daughter and friendsdevise ever more elaborate ways to keep her believing nothing has happened.Best European Film, Berlin Film Festival 2003.